David Guistina

Morning Edition Anchor/ Senior Producer

David Guistina is the host of Morning Edition on WAMC.

Ways to Connect

(Airs 12/10 & 12/11/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Ira and Judy talk about the a listener letter on whether sex sells in journalism, is the White House Holiday Party for journalists ethical, a new Pew study on trust in the press, and more.

(Airs 12/8/17) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo and the legislature face a structural deficit of more than 4 billion dollars, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Governor Cuomo saying the GOP tax cut plan is a political attack on NY and other blue states, and the state comptroller heads to Dutchess County to promote a new savings plan for individuals with disabilities.

(Airs 12/07/17 @3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with E.J McMahon, Adjunct Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and Research Director of the Empire Center for Public Policy.

(Airs 12/7/17)  In honor of the anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, we present an encore airing of  WAMC's Pearl Harbor Over The Radio Documentary. Our Alan Chartock In Conversation with Historian and Professor Ivan Steen about what people heard the day of the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, over their radios.

(Airs 12/03 & 12/04) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about the latest sexual harassment allegations against NBC’s Matt Lauer and Public Radio’s Garrison Keillor, whether the fact that sex sells newspapers means editors use that to decide what makes news, Sean Hannity’s tremendous success, and more. 

(Airs 12/3 & 12/4/17) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: the state Democratic party calls for unity among rival factions in the senate, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on potential unity in the party, and former state assemblyman and New York democratic congressmen Maurice Hinchey is laid to rest.

(Airs 11/30/17 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with J.P. Miller, Publisher of the news aggregation site Empire Report.com.

(Airs 11/30/17 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Mary-Beth Cooper, the 13th President of Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts.

(Airs 11/26 & 11/27/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about accuracy in journalism, the use of sources and FOIL/FOIA requests, and advocacy use and bias in article writing.

(Airs 11/24/17 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: we’ll take a look at several corruption trials set for 2018 involving 9 of the Governor’s former associates, our political observer Alan Chartock will shares his thoughts on that and a sexual harassment and assault claim reaches the governor’s administration, and we’ll tell you about a new report on poverty in the U.S.

(Airs 11/23/17 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Casey Seiler, Senior News Editor at the Albany Times Union, and one of the hosts of Public Television's New York Now.

(Airs 11/23/17 @ 1 p.m.) An encore 2015 In Conversation interview with WAMC's Alan Chartock and Folk Icon Arlo Guthrie at the Mahawie Theatre in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Alan and Arlo talk about the movie Alice's Restaurant.

(Airs 11/19 & 11/20/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about a listener letter scolding the panel for their answers to a listener question last week about whether the media should report the shooter’s identity in mass shootings, creating diversity in the newsroom, minimizing harm, and much more.

(Airs 11/17/17 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: two recent reports show Governor Cuomo may face his most difficult budget in seven years, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Governor’s fund raising acumen, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission issues an inspection report on Indian Point.

(Airs 11/16/17 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

(Airs 11/12/17 & 11/13/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about a listener letter scolding the panel for interruptions, should the media report the shooter’s identity in mass shootings, who’s reporting hyper local news, and much more.

(Airs 11/10/17 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: We’ll take you to Westchester County, where Democratic voters overwhelmed the Republican incumbent and possible gubernatorial candidate, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on some of the major election results, and we’ll tell you which ballot questions voters reject on election day.

(Airs 11/9/17 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Albany Times Union Columnist Chris Churchill.

(11/9/17 @ 1 p.m.) In honor of Veterans Day this week, An Encore In Conversation interview with WAMC's Alan Chartock and the late Paul Elisa (who passed away in 2015). Paul was a World War II Veteran who fought in the Pacific.

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NYC MARATHON

Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya has won the New York City Marathon, holding off countryman Wilson Kipsang by three seconds for his first major victory.

Kamworor ran the race in 2 hours, 10 minutes, 53 seconds.

Shalane Flanagan dethroned Mary Keitany and became the first American woman to win the New York marathon since 1977.

(Airs 11/05 & 11/06/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Ira talk about a listener letter wondering whether it’s appropriate for the media to call North Korea a rogue nation, sexual harassment allegations in the media, and the grilling of social media platforms by Congress on the Russian investigation.

(Airs 11/3/17 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: we’ll speak with our political observer Alan Chartock about the terror attack in NYC and the political fallout, With the election less than a week away, a new poll shows voters oppose a constitutional convention, and two state senators release a report to combat Lyme disease.

(Airs 11/02/17 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Kathy Wilde, President and CEO of the non-profit Partnership for New York City.

(Airs 10/29 & 10/30) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Former Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor and current Communications Consultant Stu Shinske. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Stu talk about the state of the newspaper industry in the new digital age, a critical listener letter about the media making things up (i.e. The National Enquirer), and much more.

(10/27/17 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo and U.S. Senator Schumer urge the state’s congressional delegation to oppose the federal tax plan that would take away state and local deductions in NY, our political observer will share his thoughts on the financial impact on NY should the tax plan pass, and we’ll take a look at Proposition Three on this November’s ballot.

(Airs 10/26/17 @ 3p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Comptroller Thomas Dinapoli

WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Christine Wicker, Author of The Simple Faith of Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Religion’s Role in the FDR Presidency.

(Airs 10/22 & 10/23/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about how newspapers handle letters to the editor, a new survey shows nearly half of voters are buying Trump's BS about the media, your letters and much more.

(Airs 10/20/17) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: President Donald Trump’s decision to end subsidies to health insurance companies to help lower income Americans pay for their health insurance, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Buffalo, and NY Governor Andrew Cuomo makes a trip to the North Country to tout an economic development agreement.

(Airs 10/19/17 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

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